Allocation Analyst And Junior Merchandiser

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3 weeks ago

Allocation Analyst And Junior Merchandiser

Are you the expert on store allocations ensuring that the correct stock levels are maintained at the various store for current potential sales and future demand?
Our International Client requires your expertise working as a Fashion Allocation Analyst to maximize sell through, minimize mark-down of stock, ensure that the timing is correct all round to get the best result.

REQUIREMENTS


Matric, relevant qualification, min 3 years relevant Fashion retail experience in an allocation or junior merchandising


Strong verbal communication skills with ability to multi-task and manage time


Excellent independent worker and team player


Effective planning and organisational skills working under pressure and to tight deadlines


Strong problem-solving skills


Understanding customer requirements & a high attention to detail


Strong Computer literacy (Advanced Excel) and an ability to adapt to new systems and tools


 


DUTIES


Allocation of new stock to stores and manage replenishment


Review product allocations and performance in relation to climate, size availability, initial depth and store grade


Weekly review of store performance & grades assessing weekly action requirements


Monitor store stock levels in comparison to target and fragmented stock, and propose action


Allocate stock utilising ratio packs & singles to ensuring optimum sell through


Review, alter ranging of a product and initial allocation and replenishment levels


Maximise product sales by extending/decreasing range & review scarce stock for adjustments


Communication with stores regarding stock levels, initial allocation levels and product mix/grades and system accuracy


Review new style performances & suggest action during the pre-trade meeting


Weekly departmental pre-trade meetings & monitor best sellers


Complete new season templates and gradings completed before the season starts


Monitor department sales/stock levels


Build new stores stock levels to pre-set product stock plans


Regularly maintain templates and store grading to optimise all ranging and replenishment


Monitor stock flow communicating with Planner reviewing depth, quantity & replenishment


Action weekly product release plan in line with targets daily


Regularly visit DC to review current system stock holding and highlight any issues


Ensure stock accuracy during the seasonal stock take


Track and analyse size availability and review daily projections


Sound understanding of daily and weekly reports including featured style lists & projections


Ensure markdown, promotion, re-price and recall line listings are all communicated to stores


Month end of season product SWOT meetings & raising orders